What is it?

S4G, the un-mediated, not moderated social platform

Have you ever thought you have something to “express” with a social dimension but never had the opportunity to do it?

Then S4G is what you are looking for:

  • Open, unrestricted and easy to use
  • Three mediums to choose from: TEXT, VIDEO, PHOTO
  • A way to express your ideas, reflections and expertise, on social issues and broader development and society at large
  • You do not need to be an expert but just passionate about what you share

Latest Sharings

Barbados High Court Decriminalizes Gay Sex

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Other Caribbean Nations Should Repeal Laws Criminalizing Same-Sex Conduct. Article written by Cristian González Cabrera Researcher, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program at Human Rights Watch, HRW.

UNHCR launches first-ever sport strategy

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On 16 November UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched ‘More than a Game’, the Agency’s first-ever sport strategy.

Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but “just transition” policies needed

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Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.

LSE wins Outstanding Entrepreneurial University at THE Awards

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LSE has been named Outstanding Entrepreneurial University at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, one of the biggest celebrations in the higher education calendar.

SEDY2 Final Conference

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Join the Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY2) project for their final conference to discuss the results of the project and future implications.

2022: Building new pathways out of the democracy and climate crises

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2022 was a year of both growing crises and inspiring movements for change. At People Powered, we confronted the global climate and democracy crises with innovative new programs. Below we share our five big 2022 contributions to building a more inclusive, equitable and democratic future, in which people have more power to make the decisions that affect their lives.

The MacJannet Prize

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 MacJannet Prize. Learn more and download a submission form!

The Universal Declaration: a catalyst for environmental human rights action

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In July 2022, the UN General Assembly (GA) adopted a landmark resolution recognizing the right to a healthy environment. The GA’s adoption follows a similar resolution by the Human Rights Council in October 2021.

Comments by Shift on the Draft Report on Minimum Safeguards

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hift welcomes the publication of the DRAFT REPORT ON MINIMUM SAFEGUARDS by the Platform on Sustainable Finance, and its call for feedback on the content and recommendations. The report bypasses simplistic approaches and grapples with the challenge at the center of this endeavor, which is how to assess the adequacy of a human rights due diligence process – and how to do so at scale

WRITE FOR RIGHTS (AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL)

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Join the campaign and change a life today

Inflation: how financial speculation is making the global food price crisis worse

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| Dec 7, 2022 | Comment | 0 Comments By Sophie van Huellen, Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester

Supporting defenders: Toolkits to improve access to remedy and strengthen capacity of environmental and human rights defenders

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Join us tomorrow to mark Human Rights Day with a webinar focused on action to support human rights defenders in the Asia-Pacific region. Friday, 9 December 2022 14:00-16:00 ICT (Bangkok time) Virtual event

COP 15 RE-STARTS IN MONTREAL

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The UN Biodiversity Conference, COP 15 that had started in China is now reconvening with the “urgent task of making peace with nature,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres reminded participants at the opening ceremony, which featured a ceremonial welcome, statements by high-level representatives, and cultural performances.

Southeast Asian MPs denounce the inclusion of articles curtailing freedoms in Indonesia’s new Criminal Code

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JAKARTA, 7 December 2022 — Indonesia’s recently passed new Criminal Code includes problematic articles that could unduly restrict the right to freedom of religion or belief, freedom of speech and expression, as well as the right to privacy and sexual autonomy. This is a dismaying step backwards for the country, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) denounced today.

KINDNESS ALL YEAR ROUND

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Recent experiences in my neighborhood are what I write about in this article!

ActionAid launches first Anti-Modern Slavery Campaign, #HERSTORY

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To mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery this year, ActionAid International launches #HerStory, an anti-modern slavery campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence of modern slavery, shed light on the impact it has on women and girls in particular, and amplify the voice of female survivors.

IOM Launches Fair and Ethical Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to Support Businesses and Protect Migrant Workers

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Manila – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) today is launching the Fair and Ethical Recruitment Due Diligence Toolkit to support business enterprises in conducting comprehensive due diligence to ensure the fair and ethical recruitment of migrant workers.

Asia-Pacific countries renew commitment to ramp up climate action, protect the planet (UN-ESCAP)

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Ministers and high-level officials today renewed commitments from Asia-Pacific countries to boost regional cooperation in climate action, sustainable urban development, the protection of ecosystems and oceans, and implementing environmental rights principles; all critical elements to achieve the common goal of a healthy environment

ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) held its global annual conference

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For the ninth time, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) held its global annual conference – this time in a virtual format.

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